A rough start to the season suffered another setback for both the Orange boys and girls basketball teams on Tuesday.

In its home opener, the Orange boys team fell to Heritage High 65-59. The Panthers are now 0-3. Orange started its season with road losses to East Chapel Hill and Sanderson.

The Orange girls suffered a similar fate in Wake Forest. The Huskies defeated the Panthers 65-30. Heritage’s Alissa Smalls finished with 19 points and seven rebounds, while Cydney Johnson added 18 points and six rebounds.

The Orange boys will travel to Yanceyville tonight to face Bartlett Yancey at 7:30. The Panthers will host Cedar Ridge on Friday night in the Big 8 opener for both teams.

We’ll have coverage of both the boys and girls games on Friday night on Hillsboroughsports.com. Go to our facebook page to listen to the broadcast over your web browser, you smart phone or tablet.

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